Chapter 55 - Oil And Gas

Article 8 Interstate Compact To Conserve Oil And Gas

55-862 Further extension of compact to conserve oil and gas to September 1, 1979; amendment of compact; notice, withdrawal

The governor of the state of Kansas is hereby authorized and directed, for and in the name of the state of Kansas, to execute and deliver an agreement with other states now members or which may hereafter become members of the interstate oil compact commission, by the terms of which the interstate compact to conserve oil and gas, executed in the city of Dallas, Texas, on the sixteenth day of February, 1935, and now on deposit with the department of state of the United States, which was extended four (4) years under K.S.A. 1974 Supp. 55-857[*], shall be amended effective September 1, 1975, by amending the first paragraph of article VIII thereof to read as follows:

"This compact shall continue in effect until congress withdraws its consent. But any state joining herein may, upon sixty (60) days' notice, withdraw herefrom."; and shall also be extended and renewed effective September 1, 1975.

History: L. 1975, ch. 286, 1; July 1.